C13th Scottish Castle

From $2,438 / week



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  • House
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 12

Bedrooms: 6

Bathrooms: 4

Sleeps: 12

Type: House

C13th Scottish Castle

Welcome to the C13th Scottish Castle, home to the Craufurds of Craufurdland since 1245. C13th Scottish Castle is split into two apartments, the Tower House, a luxury self-catering apartment.Set in the beautiful Ayrshire countryside, close to natural amenities and some of Scotland’s famous golf courses, this C13th Scottish Castle caters for residential visitors and receptions, whether private or corporate.The castle dates from 1245, one of the oldest in Ayrshire, and is situated within a small country estate with scenic views. Yet it is just 20 minutes from Glasgow.

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C13th Scottish Castle
Fenwick, Ayrshire & Arran, Scotland

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C13th Scottish Castle is conveniently located just 20 minutes from Glasgow, 1 hour from Edinburgh, Loch Lomond National Park and The Trossachs, 20 minutes from the Beach and the famous Burns Country.The attractions and amenities in the area surrounding the Castle are wide and varied. The following is just a sample of activities and places of interest.The newly refurbished Fishery Clubhouse is now also home to The Wee Cafe. Serving hot & cold food and drinks to all, it provides good quality food and excellent service, all in a stunning location. The menu is based on freshly prepared panninis and genuine homebaking. Supreme, freshly ground Italian Illy coffee, pots of tea, or delicious Hot Chocolate with Marshmallows are all available, plus a wide selection of cold drinks. Free WiFi is provided.Woodland Burial Ground: This idyllic 3 acre site on the Estate at Midland Farm is quiet and tranquil, surrounded by mature Ash trees and Hawthorn hedgerow. The site includes a pet cemetery.The fisheries on the Estate: The Fishery is set on the Craufurdland Lochan, just outside Fenwick, Ayrshire. The fishery is stocked with rainbow, brown and blue trout. Fishing is available from the bank or on one of the boats on the lochan. There are facilities which include refreshments, tackle for sale and tuition, all run with brothers Alex and Simon Craufurd taking a keen interest in the future development and improvement of the fishery.Prices are:- £19 for 8 hours – 4 fish- £17 for 6 hours – 3 fish- £13 for 4 hours – 2 fish- £12.50 for 8 hours ‘Catch and Release’- £11 for 6 hours ‘Catch and Release’- £9 for 4 hours ‘Catch and Release’* £1 discount available to OAP on all permits.Golf: Dundonald Links - acknowledged as one of Scotland's best golf courses. Scotland offers a wealth of golfing venues. Ayrshire and Aran in particular sport a variety of interesting golf. Prestwick – the birthplace of the Open, Royal Troon, Largs, Girvan, Dundonald Links – acknowledged as one of the best new courses, Lamlash, Isle of Aran and Turnberry are are few of the courses nearby.Whiskey Tours: Distilleries abound throughout Scotland. Why not take the opportunity to visit and taste a wee dram of  their wonderful malt whiskies.Loch Doon or Balloch Castle is an eleven-sided curtain-walled castle designed to defend its original island site at the southern end of Loch Doon. The stonework is outstanding and its beautifully hewn blocks of ashlar have stood the test of time. Owned by Historic Scotland, Loch Doon Castle takes the form of an irregular polygon, having eleven sides. This came about as it was built to fit the shape of the island, on which it formerly stood, within the loch. Fishing in Loch Doon (by rod and line) is free; trout are plentiful and a rare fish, the char, is found here.There are an abundance of hills to challenge the experienced walker who should be aware of the great extent of this wild country, the rough terrain, and the remoteness of help should any accident occur.

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